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Tom Swift and His Motor-Boat

by Victor Appleton

It follows the thrilling exploits of the eponymous Tom Swift as he builds and tests his latest invention - a powerful motor-boat. Originally published in 1910, "Tom Swift and His Motor-Boat" is part of a larger series of novels featuring the intrepid young inventor, Tom Swift. In this installment, Tom sets out to build a motor-boat that can break speed records and withstand the toughest conditions on the water. Along the way, he faces numerous challenges and obstacles, including sabotage from his rivals and dangerous weather conditions. The book is an exciting and action-packed adventure that will keep readers on the edge of their seats. Appleton's writing is engaging and accessible, making it an excellent choice for younger readers as well as fans of classic adventure stories. In addition to its entertainment value, "Tom Swift and His Motor-Boat" is also notable for its historical significance. The book was written during a time of great technological advancement and rapid industrialization, and it reflects the excitement and optimism of the era. It also provides insight into the cultural attitudes and values of the time, making it a valuable resource for historians and scholars. Overall, "Tom Swift and His Motor-Boat" is a thrilling and engaging adventure novel that has stood the test of time. It is a must-read for fans of classic adventure stories and anyone interested in the history of American literature and culture.

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Language

English

Original Language

English

Published In

1910

Author

Victor Appleton was a house pseudonym used by the Stratemeyer Syndicate and its successors, most famous for being associated with the Tom Swift series of books. The following series have been publish...

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